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Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
Scarborough & Ryedale (base negotiable)
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Physiotherapist, Other allied health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Physiotherapist looking for a new opportunity?

If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join us in the stroke Service offered in Scarborough and Ryedale within rural North YorkshireWe are accepting applications from either an existing Band 7 Specialist Physiotherapist, or an experienced Band 6 Physiotherapist who can demonstrate meeting the vacancy criteria with a development induction/training package, based on applicants' individual needs. External applicants can be considered for our attractive relocation package as well as the additional staff benefits which includes generous annual leave entitlement and flexible working options to enable you to achieve a healthy work life balance.The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of Humber wide Physio staff group and the wider AHP network.All Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust Physiotherapists are part of the wider Professional Network and access regular Community Services Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Group meetings. Training/personal and professional development is encouraged.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work within an existing staff group in the stroke service, alongside an integrated Multidisciplinary Team of Occupational Therapy, Intermediate care, District Nursing, and the wider specialist services. We aim to provide a responsive quality service to enable people to safely live in the community. Supported by a clinical Matron and stroke clinical team lead. The successful candidates' roles and responsibilities will include working with the matron and stroke clinical team lead on service improvement and audit. Including the delivery of the Early Supported Discharge Service. Completing specialist Physiotherapy assessment and developing comprehensive treatment plans, holding specialist caseload, as well as supervising and training to support development and delegation to junior staff.

About us

We are anaward winning and CQC rated good, health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale & Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of patients and service users.

To find out about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our website

You'll join our team of over 3600 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialities to change lives daily. We're extremely proud of our Trust community, knowing you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

We are committed to staff development to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centred and compassionate care to patients. We value our staff and invest in them, ensuring they have the right skills and competencies to deliver outstanding care

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Full understanding of relevant policy, legislation, drivers and their application to clinical and service area
  • Full understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within identified clinical area
  • Evidence of undertaking audits/surveys


  • Teaching qualification or equivalent experience
  • Advanced/expert clinical qualification
  • Good working knowledge of relevant IT systems to own area of work



  • Evidence of advanced practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
  • Leadership/management experience which has had a positive impact and created change within the service delivery/practice
  • Evidence of sound post-registration professional practice
  • Demonstrable experience of working in the specific field where the post is held
  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area to advanced level e.g. Masters/post-graduate diploma and equivalent knowledge /experiential learning


  • A breadth of clinical practice including clinically specialising in the field where the post is held
  • Ability to work across team/organisational boundaries developing and maintaining multi-professional and multi-agency partnerships

Skills and Competencies


  • Effective inter-personal skills and experience in supervising and mentoring and teaching
  • Ability to lead/motivate staff to embrace change
  • Ability to effectively commute between the organisations various sites


  • Able to demonstrate effective communication skills at all levels i.e. strategically and locally
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership/management skills at an advanced level

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


Community Services

Scarborough & Ryedale (base negotiable)

YO12 7LB

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